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James Knox Polk

1975 Leonard Baskin Born: New Brunswick, New Jersey 1922 Died: Northampton, Massachusetts 2000 cast and carved plaster on felt-covered wood mount oval relief: 24 1/2 x 16 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. (62.2 x 41.2 x 3.8 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Transfer from the General Services Administration, Art-in-Architecture Program 1979.159.4 Not currently on view


Keywords

History - United States - Tennessee

Occupation - political - president

Portrait male - Polk, James Knox

General Services Administration - Art-in-Architecture Program

sculpture

fabric - felt

plaster

wood

About Leonard Baskin

Born: New Brunswick, New Jersey 1922 Died: Northampton, Massachusetts 2000

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